Dog attack claims Lucky's life, breaks his owner's back

Story Published: 1 Apr 2015

AN ELDERLY Gympie woman is recovering from a broken back, a heart condition and the grief of losing her beloved pet...

Broken Back, Council, Dog Attack, Dog Murder, Editors Picks

Duporth Ave roadworks on track for Easter completion

Story Published: 25 Mar 2015

Sunshine Coast Council are assuring motorists the repairs to Duporth Avenue will be worth their frustrations.

Council, Maroochydore, Roadworks

Rates could go up if disaster funds are cut, say councils

Story Published: 15 Apr 2015

Residents across Queensland could face rate hikes if the federal government chooses to cut its funding for natural...

Council, Editors Picks, Lgaq

Another adopted pound pup dead just 48 hours later

Story Published: 31 Mar 2015

ANOTHER dog adopted from Mackay Pound has contracted parvovirus and been put down.

Council, Death, Dog, Mackay, Parvovirus, Pound

Our rural council spends $420,000 on play area for Japan

Story Published: 18 May 2015

Tensions boil with $420,868.39 of the Central Highlands Regional Council budget allocated to building a playground in...

Council, Editors Picks

Ray's fed up with condition of gutter

Story Published: 20 May 2015

RAY Blackmore takes pride in his yard, meticulously mowing the front lawn of his South Bundaberg property every week.


Peak Downs residents call for de-amalgamation

Story Published: 6 May 2015

RESIDENTS from the former Peak Downs Shire say there is “no money in the bucket” for their area in a petition calling for...

Amalgamation, Council, Peak Downs, Politics

Carbon tax to slug regional councils

Story Published: 22 May 2012

REGIONAL councils make up the bulk of 112 local authorities that could be forced to pay the carbon tax from July 1.

Carbon Tax, Council

Council forces dad to empty kids' inflatable pool

Story Published: 4 Dec 2014

TOOWOOMBA man John Ebert was surprised and angry after council officers ordered him to empty a temporary pool set up for...

Council, Editors Picks, Inflatable, Pool, Toowoomba

Pile of human poo dumped near homes in Mackay region

Story Published: 12 Sep 2014

A PILE of biosolids, the organic matter created from the sewerage treatment process, which contains human waste, was dumped...

Biosolids, Council, Editors Picks, Farms, Sewage, Stink

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